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Geo-Space Environment | 2017-01-31


Global geomagnetic activity

G2 – Moderate geomagnetic storm expected
The observed Kp index is 5- but the predicted K-indice of 6 indicates that stronger geomagnetic conditions might occur at this moment.
The solar wind speed is currently high (743.5 km/sec.)
The direction of the interplanetary magnetic field is slightly South (-5.33nT).

Solar wind
speed: 739.2 km/sec
density: 12.2 protons/cm3
more data: ACE, DSCOVR
Updated: Today at 0050 UT

X-ray Solar Flares
6-hr max: B1 2226 UT  Jan31
24-hr: B1 1654 UT  Jan31
explanation | more data
Updated: Today at: 2359 UT

Planetary K-index
Now: Kp= 5 storm
24-hr max: Kp= 5
explanation | more data

Interplanetary Mag. Field
Btotal: 5.4 nT
Bz: -4.6 nT south
more data: ACE, DSCOVR
Updated: Today at 0051 UT

Sunspot number: 35

On Jan. 31, 2017,  the NASA all-sky camera  network reported 29 fireballs. (29 sporadics)

On February 1, 2017 there were 1770 Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs).

More Information:
Space Weather Conditions
USAF/NOAA  3-day Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast  – Updates
WSA-Enlil Solar Wind Prediction
Recently Reported Solar Events
SolarSoft’s “latest events”
The Latest Worldwide Meteor / Fireball Reports

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